Department of Theatre
Donald G. Robertson Director of Music Theatre
Theatre and Interpretation Center
1949 Campus Drive, Room 200
Evanston , IL 60208-2430
David Bell is a Professor of Music Theatre and a professional director who has worked extensively all over the world - Including Broadway, Off - Broadway, Carnegie Hall, The National Theatre, London's West End. The Kennedy Center, The Royal Albert Hall, Long Wharf, Ford's Theatre (Artistic Director 1983-1988), The Alliance Theatre ,Atlanta( Associate Artistic Director 1992-2001), The Mongodor Theatre (Paris), The National Opera (Berlin), Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), and the closing Ceremony of the Barcelona Olympics.
|MA||Theatre, University of Virginia|
|BA||Theatre, Yankton College|
Recent Awards and Honors
David Bell has been nominated for 34 Joseph Jefferson Awards in Chicago (winning 10), the Laurence Olivier Award (London), 5 Carbonall Awards (Florida), 3 Helen Hayes Awards in DC (winning 1), 5 Atlanta Circle of Drama Critics Awards (winning 1) and has won the Dramalogue Award (LA), the Mac Award (NYC), 7 Atlanta Journal -Constitution awards, the Nebraska Award for Theatre Excellence, and has been awarded 3 National Endowment playwriting grants.
Junior Music Theatre Techniques, Staging the Musical, Staging Shakespeare, Lyric Writing for the stage, Book writing for the Musical, and the Senior Showcase class.